Carolyn Betts Commercial Real Estate

Carolyn Betts, CCIM has practiced commercial real estate in Central Virginia for over 15 years. High-ranking amongst her peers, her client-centric focus has helped her develop steadfast and loyal relationships with her buyers. Carolyn is dedicated to helping them achieve their investment objectives, whether in Virginia or nationally.

As a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a designation that only 4% of the approximate 125,000 commercial Real Estate practitioners in the US have earned, Carolyn is a recognized professional in commercial Real Estate brokerage, leasing and investment analysis.

Having been involved in commercial property transactions from virtually every perspective, as Landlord, Tenant, investor, developer and Broker; Carolyn possesses the knowledge and experience to meet and exceed her clients’ expectations.  View my current commercial real estate listings HERE!

Professional Insight. National Properties. Investment Solutions.

Commerical Real Estate and Real Estate Investment Services

No matter the property type or commercial real estate service need, Carolyn Betts is committed to your needs. Combining business expertise and unsurpassed market intelligence, she is well-equipped to determine and exceed your business goals.  Below are some of the main services available:

Office Space

Carolyn Betts has the experience and resources to help you find the perfect office space for your business or for an investment.Learn More »


Location, speed to market and economic performance are just as important to Carolyn Betts as they are to her clients.Learn More »

Land Brokerage

Carolyn Betts possesses an exceptional understanding of the complex factors that influence a land brokerage transaction.Learn More »

Multi Family

Providing the highest level of service to owners & investors of multifamily developments with superior market knowledge.Learn More »

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Benefits of Commercial Real Estate Investing:
While triple net leases vary from case to case, they are extremely valuable for commercial real estate investors. With a triple net lease, the property owner does not have to pay any expenses on the property. The lessee handles all property expenses directly, including real estate taxes, so all the property owner has to pay is the mortgage. Big companies (think Starbucks, Target, Walmart, etc.) will typically sign this type of lease in order to maintain a look and feel that is inline with their branding. So they manage those costs while the investor pays practically nothing in maintenance costs. Talk about a win win. There are a variety of net leases that investors can adopt; however, a triple net lease is specifically a benefit of commercial properties alone.

Smart investors know that it is of utmost importance to evaluate all the pros and cons before making a final investment decision. However, these benefits of commercial real estate investing are undeniable.
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Benefits of Commercial Real Estate Investing:

#2 Qualified Tenants. It can sometimes be difficult for Investors looking to rent out their single family property (or small multi unit property) to find tenants who are qualified and who will keep the property up to snuff. Commercial tenants on the other hand tend to be businesses, corporations, or something of the like. Because they are backed by a larger company, they are typically more likely to respect the property and its rules. While this is not always the case, qualified tenants will make any property owner’s life easier.
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Benefits Of Commercial Real Estate Investing #1

Higher Returns. You’ve heard the saying…”with greater risk comes greater reward”, which is quite poignantly the case with commercial properties and higher returns. Compared to the returns on residential properties, commercial property cash flow and returns are far more attractive. According to the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) Property Index, commercial real estate investments have an annual average return of 12.7 percent compared to the S&P 500 with an average annual return of 8.8 percent over the past 15 years. More space equals more tenants which equals more money in your pocket. Not bad for an investor looking to diversify their portfolio.
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